Disruptive Tensions of Open-Access Publishing with MOOCs


A new study in the SAGE Open journal finds that open access (OA) publishing has a more tempered impact on scholarship while the impact of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on teaching is more severe.

Researcher Richard Wellen says on the broader implications of the development of open academic content: "Openness is more than a high-minded principle implicit in academic work and research or a value implied by treating higher education as a public good."


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